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Providence show sees larger crowds

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

08_news_deskThere was a strong sense of optimism at the 15th annual Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show, which was held Oct. 22-24 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I. The mood was different than the last two years when exhibitors grudgingly took their chances in light of a bad economy.

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‘Odd Couple’ thrives in Philadelphia

Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

10_news_deskA melding of the minds between woodworking instructors Alan Turner and Mario Rodriguez has produced a unique school featuring methods that can be different, but are equally effective.

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Attendees happy with NexGen event

Written by Mike Trocchi Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

12_news_desk_01The fall NexGen Event, held Oct. 5-7 in North Carolina, continues to evolve in response to the needs of the woodworking marketplace.

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Home sales show signs of a rebound

Monday, 13 December 2010 00:00

12_news_desk_02Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 6.6 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 307,000 units, the best pace since June, according to data released in late October by the U.S. Commerce Department.

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WoodLINKS honors Missouri instructor

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 November 2010 00:00

14_woodlinks_01Robert Studdard, a wood manufacturing design instructor at Rolla Technical Institute in Rolla, Mo., was selected as Educator of the Year by WoodLINKS U.S.A. The annual award goes to a high school shop instructor who has surpassed what peer industry leaders expect in today's classroom.

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